M-CHS youth volleyball camp
The Montezuma-Cortez High School Lady Panthers will hold their annual fourth- through-sixth-grade coed youth volleyball camp. The camp is June 26-28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the M-CHS Main Gym. Camp fee is $60. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register on the first day. Camp clinicians are M-CHS coach Barbara Chappell and Cortez Middle School coach Valorie Bauer. Assistants will be M-CHS alumni and current volleyball players. To preregister, contact Chappell at 570-9990 or Bauer at 799-4880.
Dove Creek football camp
The Dove Creek football program will be hosting a fundamentals camp June 28-30. The camp will be conducted by former Colorado Mesa University and Colorado School of Mines football players. Fundamentals will be stressed at the camp for various positions. The camp will be held in two different sessions. The morning session will be for fourth- through-eighth grades from 9 to 11 a.m. The evening session will be for high school athletes grades nine- through-12 from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost of the camp will be $30 per kid. For more information, please contact coach Shane Baughman at 739-0102.
Cortez Burst Triathlon
The third annual Cortez Burst Triathlon will be held on July 4, at Parque de Vida. The race begins at 7 a.m. and adult participants will swim 500 meters, bike 16 miles and run three miles. Teams of two or three people are welcome. It’s a fun event for the whole family. Also, there are children’s and youth triathlons, and a high school team challenge, where teams from area schools compete against each other. All proceeds go toward Cortez Friends of Recreation for a Healthy Community and help provide scholarships for income-qualified people to use the Cortez Recreation Center. Please contact Sensa Wolcott, Director, at 903-9882 or log on to www.corteztri.com for more information. Register at www.active.com.
In coordination with the Cortez Burst Triathlon, registered dietician Jared Purcell will be giving a free presentation on nutrition for a triathlete. His presentation will be on Thursday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m., at the Cortez Rec. Center. He will cover nutrition during training, pre-race nutrition, during race nutrition, post-race nutrition and hydration. The presentation will be helpful for anyone interested in training for not only this year’s Cortez Burst Triathlon, but for other triathlons or races as well.
Ute Mountain strongman competition
The second annual Ute Mountain Recreation Center, strongman competition, is set for Saturday, July 14, at the Ute Mountain Rec. Center parking lot in Towaoc. It’s a $10 entry fee, one open division and five competitions for men and women. The top score wins it all, which is a trophy, cash prize and dinner. Call Rob or Nick at 564-5360 for more information.
Tri-City Soccer registrations
Tri-City Soccer is currently taking registrations for the 2012-2013 seasons through Saturday, July 21. Register now to guarantee a spot for your child. Click the PLAYER REGISTRATION tab at www.tricitysoccer.com to register online or print a registration form. Forms can also be picked up at the Cortez Recreation Center. Teams will be formed for children ages 3-13 (as of July 31, 2012). For questions, visit the website or call 749-5475.
Cortez Leopard Sharks swimming
Come swim with the Cortez Leopard Sharks swimming team. The swim season has just started and registration is ongoing throughout the spring and summer swim season. Practices are currently being held at the indoor pool of the Cortez Recreation Center on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 5:30 p.m. If interested in joining the team, want to improve swimming and make new friends, please feel free to come by and observe a practice and talk with the coaches. Children and adults are welcome to join. Registration forms can be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org, through the team’s Facebook page of Cortez Leopard Sharks, or picked up at the Cortez Rec. Center front desk. Further questions can be directed to the Board of Directors at 570-6698.
Kokopelli Bike and Board events
Monday night trail maintenance — 5:30 p.m. at the Boggy Draw parking lot. Check the www.kokopellibikeclub.org for details.
Monday night group road rides — Leaving 6:15 from the pub (Dolores River Brewery) and going to Flanders Park in Dolores.
Tuesday night time trials (TT) — 6, warm up, and 6:30 start. Meet at the Boggy Draw parking lot.
Girl’s Wednesday night group ride — starting at 5:30 at Boggy Draw.
Bike polo in Cortez — Wednesday nights at 6:30 — check www.kokopellibikeclub.org for directions.
Thursday night group “night” rides — Boggy Draw at 7:30.
Saturday road bike group ride — 9 a.m. at Kokopelli Bike & Board.
Open adult soccer
Open adults soccer is being held at Parque de Vida on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. For more information, please contact Ike at 759-9581.